Offers of help from USA for mother who needs kidney

Worcester News: TRANSPLANT: Sally-Anne Grainger (centre) has received offers of help from as far away as the United States of America TRANSPLANT: Sally-Anne Grainger (centre) has received offers of help from as far away as the United States of America

OFFERS of help for a mother in desperate need of a kidney have continued to pour in from as far afield as the United States of America.

Sally-Anne Grainger, from Swallowfields, Warndon Villages, Worcester said she had been so overwhelmed by the response to her plight she has been brought to tears many times.

Miss Grainger needs a kidney transplant after strong medication used during her double lung transplant left her with with renal failure.

Her search for a live donor, which featured in your Worcester News last month, has been shared around the world and Sally-Anne has received lots of offers of support.

Letters were sent out last week to people who had got in touch with the paper interested in becoming a live donor.

People who wish to donate a kidney to Miss Grainger need to have the blood type O positive.

Miss Grainger said: "I've had interest from all over even as far away as the United States of America.

"I've been completely humbled by the response - it's overwhelming."

Anyone wishing to find out how to become a live donor for Sally-Anne should contact cp@worcesternews.co.uk.

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